Obituary: Shirley G. Mines, Founded North Shore's Jack and Jill of America Chapter

Mines, 77, lived in Highland Park. Her funeral is Wednesday.

The following obituary is courtesy of Donnellan Funeral Home:

Shirley G. Mines, age 77 of Highland Park, IL, formerly of Shaker Heights, OH.

Loving wife of Kenneth A. Mines, Atty.; proud mother of Myrna Traylor-Herndon, Stephanie Elaine Mines and Karen Mines (Steven) Williamson, Atty.; nurturing grandmother of Erica R. Mines, Carlos Herndon and Chase and Dylan Williamson. Shirley was predeceased by her parents Scofield Green and Erin A. (Curtis) Thomas. She is survived by her sister, Constance Holloway, many nieces and nephews and her cousins Dr. Lenora Cole-Alexander, Dr. Anna Bethel Young, Dr. Leonard Bethel and their children, as well as many dear friends.

Following her graduation from Miami University, Shirley taught gifted children in the Cleveland Public School System. In addition to her family, Shirley was dedicated to several community service organizations. Especially close to her heart were the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Omega Chapter), The Clevelanders and the North Shore Chapter of The Links, Inc. Her most heartfelt legacy was her role as founder of the North Shore Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Visitation Wednesday, January 30th, 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 425 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035.

Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Miami University, designated for Delta Sigma Theta of Miami University, c/o Jayne Whitehead, 725 E. Chestnut, Oxford, OH 45056.

Info: 847-675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com






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